Daily Links 10/6/2011: Ellison unveils new cloud, trashes Salesforce.com

Ellison unveils new cloud, trashes Salesforce.com
The new service's open design is far superior to Salesforce.com's "roach motel," according to Ellison

Oracle Finally Gets Serious About Cloud, But It's IaaS, Not PaaS (ZDNet Blogs)

Oracle Blew Social Media, but SAP Probably No Better Says Jim Lundy
(Silicon Angle)

Oracle to Pay U.S. $199.5 Million to Settle Price Claims (Bloomberg)
They will probably be able to net this out against what they ultimately receive from SAP and come out about even. Not much money for them, but a big deal for whistle blowing ex-Oracle employee who gets $40 million of this settlement, which to me is absurd.

SAP Co-CEOs: World Has Lost A Visionary In Steve Jobs (Dow Jones Newswires)

From The Ashes Of Oracle's Hostile Takeover Of PeopleSoft, Workday Rose To Fight Back (Business Insider)

$60 home movie? Sure, but it's still in theaters (AP via Boston.com)

CTAM in NY: Comcast Eyes PlayStation, Wii, Roku And Connected TVs
MSO Plans to Roll Out 'Xcalibur' Next-Generation Guide and Service Broadly in 2012

(Multichannel News)

Comcast's Hess: EBIF has limited shelf life (Fierce Cable)

SCTE Creates IPv6 Working Group
Initial Members Include Comcast, Time Warner Cable, BHN, Arris, D-Link and Rogers
(Multichannel News)
The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers is based in Exton.

NitroSecurity Snapped Up by Intel’s McAfee Amid Escalating Cyber Threats (Xconomy Boston)
Massachusetts-based NitroSecurity's financial backers included NewSpring Ventures of Radnor.

Data security firm Wave Systems raises $11.1M (Mass High Tech)
Financing related to its recent acquisition of Safend.

Enterproid grabs $11M to separate business and personal on Android (VentureBeat)
Comcast Ventures one of the investors. Lots of demand for this, though like any good idea I'm sure there are others working on it.

PSL Fishbowl Recap – Here is what the community said (Philly Startup Leaders)